The youth, intoxicated with his admiration of a hero, fails to see, that it is only a projection of his own soul, which he admires
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live.
Use what language you will, you can never say anything but what you are.
The wise man in the storm prays God, not for safety from danger, but for...
When nature has work to be done, she creates a genius to do it.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth is to use it.
Power is, in nature, the essential measure of right. Nature suffers nothing to remain in...
A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.
Speak less. Say more. whaywardj
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood; and if there is any truth...
A fly is as untamable as a hyena.
Every book is a quotation; and every house is a quotation out of all forests,...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will...
The reward of a thing well done is having done it.
The sum of wisdom is that time is never lost that is devoted to work.
I hate the giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it.
No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
Pretty is something you're born with. But beautiful, that's an equal opportunity adjective.
We do not live an equal life, but one of contrasts and patchwork; now a...
THOUGHTS are the WORDS supported with the ACTION and both are not independent of each...
My tastes are aristocratic, my actions democratic.